The conventional wisdom that a court is divided on partisan lines based on the political views of the president who has assigned each justice is incorrect, said the Supreme Court justice. Justice Neil Gorschus spoke about citizenship to an audience of about 1,000 at Brigham Young University on Friday, refuting the notion that judges are just "like politicians with clothes".
Gorsuh is considered one of the most conservative members of the Supreme Court, although he recently agreed with more liberal colleagues in a decision affirming the right of a criminal defendant to trial.
Gorsuh denied that judges' decisions were predictable, according to Salt Lake and Deseret News tribunes.
"He said. Gorshus noted that he used the original meaning of the Constitution to guide his judgments, unlike judges who felt that interpretations of the document should evolve over time.
" that some living constitutionalists will take away your rights, "he said,
Gorshus stated that he did not recognize the court, reflected in the media, hinting at deep divisions among the nine lawyers.
He told the audience in Brigham Young that Justice eat packed lunches together, while Justice Stephen Br ger tries to knock-knock jokes that his grandchildren have taught him. Gorsuch said he and his colleagues sing happy birthday to each other, grill employee picnics and play practical jokes.
"This is the Supreme Court. "I know," he said.
Authorities say that Supreme Court justices are unanimous in 40% of the 70 cases they hear in March from October to May.
Gorsuh says he's concerned about the deterioration of civic education. He said that only about one-third of millennials believe it is important to live in a democracy.